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Heritage Railway - Issue 245


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Headline News

Chinnor & Princes Risborough opens new main line interchange;four Castles and Bahamas in steam at
Tyseley 50 open weekend plus the return of Sutton Miniature Railway stock to Birmingham and Oliver
Cromwell carries the originai1T57 routing number headboard at Great Central1968 gala finale.

News                                 10

How three main line tours marked
1T57 50th anniversary on August 11; Duchess of Sutherland to return in crimson lake and headline
Severn Valley and Swanage galas; Gloucestershire Warwickshire passenger  numbers up 52% in
wake of Broadway opening;
257 Squadron moves again after
15 years;£40k Lottery boost for West Somerset museum;Nene Valley's Danish tank Tinkerbe/1 returning
to steam;High Court  bid to save Wolverton Works lost and site sold, and railwayana auction boss
David Lewis dies at 56.

Main Line News                56

Tornado comeback pencilled in for September 29 with list of autumn tours;Britannia nearly ready for
testing;Saphos Trains launches new Class 40 tours;'No.9'hits hot spot and LMS workhorse to the
rescue.

With Full Regulator          64
Don Benn reviews the huge success that has been Tyseley's No.5043
Earl of Mount Edgcumbe.

Centre                            54

John Titlow photographs Bradley Manor from a canoe on the River Severn!

Main Line Itinerary        68
Steam and heritage diesel railtours.

Railwayana                   82
Geoff Courtney's regular column.

Platform                        92
Where your views matter most.

Up & Running                94
Your guide to railways running in the autumn.

The Month Ahead       106

Tyseley- the steam shed that refused to die!
Less than seven weeks after the 'Fifteen Guinea Special'marked the  end of BR main line steam,the
public were admitted to a former depot where the roots of railway preservation had firmly taken
hold.Tyseley Locomotive Works'September 29-30 open day will mark 50 years since it held its
first,writes Robin Jones.


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